Communicating


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Drive Your People Crazy

By | Jun.24.16 | 2 Comments

Work can be stressful. Sure, sometimes you really enjoy your work, particularly when things are going your way. And, of course, you know the things you can do to reduce and manage your own stress …Continue reading »


Happier Clients

Use Soft Skills to Become In-House Clients’ Favorite

By | Jun.20.16 | 1 Comment

Some of the most well-attended legal marketing panels feature in-house counsel sharing their likes and dislikes. If you’ve gone to more than one, you’ve probably already internalized these maxims: Understand my products and business Communicate matter and budget …Continue reading »


Stand and Deliver

Look Smart When Presenting with PowerPoint

By | Jun.15.16 | No Comments

Traditionally, most presenters see the same view of their slides that their audience sees. Don’t you long for the ability to view your own presentation notes at the same time? Although the ability to view your …Continue reading »


One of a Kind

Unleash Your Inner Creative to Build a Book of Business

By | Jun.14.16 | 1 Comment

The best lawyers are often the most creative lawyers. But that doesn’t mean they are, or even want to be, labeled as “creative.” Creativity has a certain connotation to it — and it’s traditionally been …Continue reading »


Get to the Point

It’s the Word Most Often Used Incorrectly

By | Jun.01.16 | No Comments

Its or it’s? Its, it’s the word that trips up many writers, the word that doesn’t follow the rules. The problem is the apostrophe. Apostrophes are most often used two ways: in a contraction or …Continue reading »


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

On Deck: Pro Tips for Creating Masterful Presentations

By | May.27.16 | 1 Comment

For Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we invite a dream team of law practice technology experts to give their best advice for tackling the everyday tech quandaries that plague us all, to help your practice run just …Continue reading »


Attorney at Work Classic

Use Body Language When You Negotiate

By | May.25.16 | No Comments

Lawyers negotiate all the time — with other lawyers, partners, staff and clients. Even at home, you’re probably negotiating to get someone in your family to do what you want. One key to successful negotiation is creating …Continue reading »


Virtual Togetherness

Working from Home? Use the Right Tools

By | May.24.16 | 1 Comment

Working from home — even for part of the time — has many advantages. It saves money on office space, reduces time wasted on commuting, and can help you achieve greater work-life balance. According to the …Continue reading »


Between Generations

Communicating With Millennials: Best Practices

By | May.18.16 | No Comments

If you’re not a so-called millennial, this post is for you. If you are, stay tuned for Linda Hazelton’s follow-up on post on how to communicate with baby boomers and Gen Xers. As of 2015, millennials …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

How to Avoid Lawyer Social Media Facepalms

By | May.13.16 | No Comments

Big social media faux pas are not uncommon these days. From politicians to airlines to big brands, no one seems immune to a misguided post that goes viral and is ultimately shared with the world. Lawyers, generally …Continue reading »